It is better to swallow words than to have to eat them later.
Other Franklin D. Roosevelt quotes:
All work undertaken should be useful - not just for a day, or a year, but useful in the sense that it affords permanent improvement in living conditions or that it creates future new wealth for the nation.
A war of ideas can no more be won without books than a naval war can be won without ships. Books, like ships, have the toughest armor, the longest cruising range, and mount the most powerful guns.
People acting together as a group can accomplish things which no individual acting alone could ever hope to bring about.
The barrier between success is not something which exists in the real world; it is composed purely and simply of doubts about ability.
Our handicaps exist only in our minds.
To reach a port, we must sail - sail, not tie at anchor - sail, not drift.
It isn't sufficient just to want - you've got to ask yourself what you are going to do to get the things you want.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Happiness lies not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.